The best protection for the latter would be Government-guaranteed hardship loans.
Posts Tagged: Wales
Neil O’Brien: Introducing the new Levelling Up Taskforce – and its first report on how we can measure progress
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
Rather than demanding more and more powers, Cardiff Bay politicians should focus on proving they can use effectively those they already have.
Also: Welsh Government back SNP in fight over post-EU powers; SNP loyalist appointed to head ‘independent’ inquiry as party muzzles MSPs; and more.
Cases, which can fluctuate, are often used as the sole measure of a country’s success in fighting Covid-19. But that’s wrong.
We need to offer an optimistic free enterprise alternative to Labour’s profligate spending and inferior public services.
The Education Secretary must lead school openings in less than a month. Which is why his Department needs new leadership now.
Johnson will almost certainly decide to tough it out. But he will have a big problem if school returns prove tricky.
Radical: While political leaders hide from confrontation, activists are winning the war on self-identification
In the weeks before recess, trans rights activists became more vocal in their efforts to stop Truss’s reform of the Gender Recognition Act.
Wales’ newest Member of the Senedd says Welsh voters should reject the appeals of abolitionists and nationalists, end the constitutional tinkering and focus on delivery.
Virginia Crosbie: The UK is a beacon of hope across the world. We cannot let Coronavirus divide our family of nations.
With VJ Day approaching, we should never lose our pride in our shared military history and of our contribution to the vanquishing of tyranny.
I’m a Welsh-speaker and proud of my heritage – but it’s absurd to charge £10,000 to try and prevent someone renaming their own home.
Only a small portion don’t care at all about the Union – but a sizeable minority now view it as less important as other political goals.
Richard Holden: Across the “Blue Wall”, there’s little sign Starmer’s approach to the crisis has cut through
His “Goldilocks Politics” of “too much/too little, too fast/too slow” throughout the pandemic is unlikely to win over voters.
That Johnson’s recent visit was reported as though he were a Governor-General of Imperial India touring the North-West frontier is a bad sign.
Amanda Jenner: A Devolution Revolution in Wales will help politicians better connect to their communities
Localism gives a nod to our wonderfully diverse culture and traditions, and encourages faster solutions to problems.